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Learn the skills you need to become an information technology (IT) specialist in the healthcare field and prepare for the CompTIA A+ certification in College of Western Idaho's Healthcare IT Professional program, offered through CareerStep.

Health IT specialists play a vital role in healthcare facilities and public health agencies as part of an internal IT team. Duties include installing and maintaining health record systems and providing general technical support to ensure technology that runs facilities and systems is functioning properly.

Specialized Skills Training

Designed to be completed in as little as seven (7) months, Healthcare IT Professional classes are offered fully online for built-in flexibility — complete coursework when and how it works best. CareerStep's team of dedicated trainers, technical support, and career advisors are committed to your success from the moment you sign up and following completion. 

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Specialized skills training includes:

  • learning healthcare vocabulary
  • becoming familiar with medical office procedures
  • connecting, creating, and securing wireless networks
  • obtaining, processing, and recording healthcare data
  • ensuring information quality and security
  • installing and administering basic computer systems and networks
  • and determining hardware and interface problems and providing support.

Classes will prepare you with the knowledge and materials needed to obtain the CompTIA A+ certification, an industry-recognized credential that will help you stand out to potential employers.


If you are looking for a rewarding and respected career, empowering responsibilities, a social atmosphere, and a steady paycheck with benefits,  the Healthcare IT Professional is for you! 

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